Resource Details

Indian Statistical Institute, University of Melbourne, Critical Ecosystems of Partnership Fund: Southern Western Ghats, India

Project: Project - Scientific


  • Indian Statistical Institute (Collaborating Institute)
  • University of Melbourne (Collaborating Institute)
  • Critical Ecosystems of Partnership Fund - Large Grants Programme (Foundation)



  • This project aims to restore one of the most critical wildlife corridors in India, the Shencottah gap, through the establishment of a PES system to restore and maintain ecosystem connectivity for wildlife populations.
  • Produced several conference papers: "Habitat selection by elephants in a multiple-use corridor in the souther Western Ghats", "Disentangling the effect of linear barriers from other landscape elements to identify potential movement pathways", "Modeling population-level linkages for elusive large mammals in the souther Western Ghats, India", "A comprehensive ground-based framework for quantification of human impacts on wildlife and habitat" (can be accessed through website provided).
  • This project took place in Southern Western Ghats from October 2009 to September 2012.

Geographical Region

  • South Asia
  • Ecosystems


  • India
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